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the heated battle for second place. cooling the bern. hillary clinton taking the momentum back from bernie sanders. >> is this a great night or what? >> sanders vowing to go on. >> one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. shooting spree. the deadly rampage, terrorizing a city. an uber driver under arrest. tonight, the hunt for a motive. and, mountain emergencies. skiers plunging to the ground. when the lift cable snaps. dozens of others trapped for hours. the little boy that slipped off the chair. the hidden danger before you even hit the slopes. good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. we begin with the campaign for the presidency. the race looking different for both parties tonight.
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his whole family there to celebrate with him. the win by double digits. but the fight for second place came down to just over 1,000 votes. marco rubio edging out ted cruz. and any hope of another bush presidency now over. jeb bowing out. here's jonathan karl. >> we had such an amazing victory yesterday, incredible. >> reporter: donald trump is now unmistakably on top. >> tall, short, fat, skinny people just won. >> reporter: he was on such a high after winning in south carolina, he briefly turned the mike over to his wife melania. >> he will be the best president. >> reporter: and his very pregnant daughter ivanka. >> the momentum since the beginning of this campaign has been unbelievable. >> reporter: trump's south carolina victory was a clean sweep. scoring all 50 of the state's delegates. he even came out on top for
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win by that much. it was record-setting stuff. >> reporter: with jeb bush calling it quits, the battle to become the trump alternative pits the two cuban-american senators up against each other. trump, rubio sees reason for hope. over 70% of republicans have donald trump. >> reporter: donald trump continues to say cruz is ineligible to be president because he was born in canada. and today on "this week" george pressed him on something he retweeted that suggested that rubio is also ineligible. >> you're really not sure? >> i don't know. i've never looked at it. honestly, i've never looked at it. somebody said he's not, we retweeted it, we started a dialogue and it's very interesting. >> reporter: rubio laughed it off.
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eligible to run for president. your response? >> well, this is, look, this is a pattern, a game he plays. i'm going to spend zero time on his interpretation of the constitution, with regard to eligibility. >> reporter: trump has a chance to show even more momentum in just two days. on tuesday, republicans vote in the nevada caucuses. the latest polls there show trump with a big lead. >> on that point, let's bring in matt dowd. trump has been winning with trump. does he now need a strategic game plan? >> he has a better gut sense of the gop primary than any other candidate. including the bush campaign.
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winning. three things he needs. he needs to start using language that consolidates the party, second, stop with the insults. and third, spend a little time preparing for the debate. if he does well at the ke debate, he sets himself up to run the table on super tuesday. >> we'll see if he changes. thank you. and hillary clinton, holding off bernie sanders in the nevada caucuses. immediately moving on, celebrating at a rally in houston. her margin of victory was a slim one, but included big support from african-american voters. here's mary bruce. >> we just won nevada! >> reporter: hillary clinton is relishing her nevada win and looking ahead. >> hello, houston! is this a great night or what. >> reporter: celebrating with a
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>> victory is nigh. >> reporter: with the momentum back on her side, the campaign is confident, they see a clear path to the nomination. clinton held off bernie sanders' late rise to take nevada by five points. >> thank you very much. thanks for coming out. >> reporter: sanders, enjoying a strong second finish. >> you know, five weeks ago, we were 25 points behind in the polls. >> reporter: but the candidates today argued over who really won the key latino vote. >> as i understand it, we actually won the latino vote yesterday, which is a big breakthrough for us. >> that's just not what our analysis shows. >> reporter: clinton did win huge support from african-americans. whose vote will be critical in the next big contest in south carolina. as she discussed with b.e.t. >> from a strategic standpoint, who's the africaamerican voter that your campaign is targeting? >> as many as possible. >> of course. >> reporter: sanders, with stops in south carolina.
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to help lead this country in a political revolution. >> reporter: tonight, joined by danny glover in his biggest event in the state so far. the clinton campaign is happy with the win here. but acknowledges not every state looks or votes like this one. they fully expect sanders to win some states on tuesday. tom? >> mary, thank you. we move on to a shooting spree in michigan. apparently random. six people shot and killed. police arresting this man with no criminal record, but works as an uber driver. here's alex perez. >> reporter: tonight, investigators in a kalamazoo, michigan, on the hunt. looking for answers after a deadly rampage leaves six dead. the suspect, jason dalton, now behind bars. the chaos beginning at 5:42 p.m. saturday. a woman shot several times, but
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four hours later, in this car dealership parking lot, a father and his son shot and killed. within minutes, the gunman opens fire outside a cracker barrel restaurant. killing four in their car. including a former teacher, and wounding a 14-year-old girl. >> dispatch all units. suspect vehicle in a shooting. last seen at cracker barrel. >> reporter: just after midnight, police spot the suspect's vehicle and take him into custody without incident. the victims, police say, apparently selected at random. >> this is your worst nightmare. how do you go and tell the families of these victims that they weren't targeted for any reason other than they were there to be a target? >> reporter: 45-year-old dalton had no criminal record, and worked as an uber driver. his neighbors, in disbelief. >> it's scary. that could have been us, my daughter that got killed. >> reporter: tonight, authorities investigating
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taking fares between shootings. matt mellon claims he was dalton's passenger just 70 minutes before the first shooting. he says he called 911 and feared for his life. >> we were driving through medians, driving through the lawn. speeding along, once he came to a stop, i jumped out and ran away. >> reporter: tonight, uber in a statement saying we're horrified and heartbroken. we've reached out to the police to help in any way that we can. investigators recovered a gun from dalton's vehicle. he is expected in court tomorrow afternoon. >> alex, thank you. overseas, isis taking responsibility for a day of
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as jennifer eccleston reports, the attacks come as john kerry announced progress toward a cease fire. >> reporter: terror struck in quick succession in the syrian capital. multiple explosions ripped through a market at the height of rush hour. isis said its fighters, with suicide vests and a car bomb were responsible. targeting a neighborhood of damascus, home to one of shia's holiest shrines. hours before in the city of homs, black smoke where a pair of car bombs exploded. here, too, a neighborhood dominated by minorities within islam. those reviled by the sunni radicals within the islamic
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here, too, isis took credit. this, as news of a possible cease-fire between rebel fighters and syria's government. john kerry called it a provisional agreement. jennifer eccleston, abc news, syria. and one of the most powerful storms to ever hit in fiji, after cyclone winston hit. with winds up to 116 miles per hour. destroying homes, leaving most without power, water, or communication. the cleanup under way. the cyrfew extended through monday. back here at home, a high-stakes twist in bill cosby's legal saga. his wife set to be questioned in a lawsuit brought by women saying that cosby assaulted them. tonight, the cosbys' lawyer firing an emergency motion to spare his wife. linsey davis with the latest. >> reporter: tonight, camille cosby is fighting back. filing this emergency motion to postpone her deposition tomorrow at a massachusetts hotel. cosby's wife of 52 years has
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any questions, citing marital privilege. the attorney for seven of cosby's alleged victims says mrs. cosby would have relevant information because she served as his business manager for years. but mrs. cosby says her public testimony would create an unnecessary media circus. that serves no purpose other than to harass and embarrass her. >> no wife wants to go into a deposition or public forum and have to testify about her personal relationship with her husband. definitely not testify about his relationships with other women. >> reporter: more than 50 women have come forward. with claims cosby has consistently denied. through it all, camille cosby is
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>> any comment? >> reporter: only once making a public statement, saying he is the man you knew. she still has the right to claim marital privilege. and not answer questions about private conversations with her husband. linsey davis, abc news, new york. next, to the damage to roads, like this one in pennsylvania. drivers spend $3 billion per year fixing the damage to vehicles. tonight, how you can get help paying for the repairs. gloria riviera has the story. >> reporter: they are the craters on your commute, causing serious damage. tonight, cities are scrambling to fix the seemingly endless pothole epidemic. >> i hit a big one. i was scared that maybe i got a flat tire. >> reporter: roller-coaster temperatures in part to blame. the freeze/thaw effect causing ruptures, especially in older
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a now report from aaa found that in the last five years, 16 million drivers suffering damage, on average paying $300 to fix it. >> this will likely be out of pocket, yes. >> reporter: cars coming in for alignment repairs, bent rims, and even axle damage. even in this big truck, you can feel the road, the potholes underneath. >> yes. >> we fill them, and sometimes stay come right back. >> reporter: you can't fill them fast enough. >> can not. >> reporter: if you do hit a pothole, you may be able to be reimbursed. experts say, find out if you were on a local or state road. reach out and document everything. >> gloria, thank you. still ahead, when the slopes turn dangerous. a little boy dangling from a chair lift. how to stay safe before you hit the mountain. plus, the nasa moon secret
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resorts are reminding people how to stay safe. >> you think you're going to drop something like a pole or glove, it's best just to let it drop. and then somebody can go back around and pk it up for you. >> reporter: but sometimes there are mechanical failures, like yesterday in west virginia. 25 people fell when the lift dropping 30 feet. 100 skiers left stranded. rescuers using harnesses to rescue them. >> everybody that didn't have the safety bar down got ejected. >> reporter: two needed extra medical attention for minor injuries. the timberline four seasons resort saying all lifts undergo rigorous inspection. and are in compliance with safety standards. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> clayton, thank you. when we come back, the pope's plea to world leaders. what he's urging them to do tonight. will they take action? and deep trouble at sea. why this surfer couldn't hold on to that board.
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back now with our "index." a plea to world leaders. pope francis urging them to suspend the death penalty for a year. saying the commandment not to kill is equally valid for the guilty as well as the innocent. the conference against the death penalty begins tomorrow in rome. to a really close call in oklahoma. an inspector looking at a gas leak when it suddenly exploded. the home was under construction. no one was hurt. police believe a stolen stove may have caused the home to fill and a coast guard helicopter some surfers off the coast of washington state. it wasn't easy. look at the waves knocking the surfer around. they got to this woman just before a huge wave sends her surfboard flying. the three people rescued were not injured. and now to a nasa secret
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that may have some thinking we're truly not alone out in space. the apollo 10 crew claiming that in 1969, they heard bizarre whistling music. this is what they heard. [ whistling ] >> nasa has no idea what it was after 40 years. the big reveal coming up on the science channel. the crew even debated telling nasa what they heard. and an incredible historic finish at the daytona 500. denny hamlin coming from fourth place, beating martin truex jr. by just four inches. look at that bumper. the closest finish in daytona's 58-year history. still ahead, grocery store shoppers jumping into action. this man thought he was on his last breath, but strangers saved the day.
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>> reporter: this high school student was in the store and rushed over. he started administering cpr. >> i checked his respirations and his pulse. we didn't have anything. >> reporter: two nurses jumped into the rescue. pushing on the chest of the man on the floor, who new looked lifeless. >> he was laid on the floor, purple. and he didn't have no pulse. >> no pulse, no respirations. >> reporter: then the emt and fire departmengot the call. >> cpr in progress. cardiac arrest. >> reporter: including this man, who didn't realize at first, that the life they were trying to save was his dad's. in the rush, he ush, he didn't get a good look at the face under the oxygen mask. >> it's a different experience when you realize it's a family member. >> reporter: well, you know how cause you've met michael kitty. and he's out of the hospital, and thanking everyone that had a part in saving him. those that did their job, and those that just happened by and
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washington. >> john, thank you. and we thank you for watching. "gma" first thing in the morning, david muir will be right back here tomorrow night. i'm tom llamas in new york. have a great evening. good night.first rally. i need a cop here, i want to file charges." the first of what could make headlines ahead of the gop caucus on tuesday. good evening... and thanks for joining us....
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i'm lesley marin. in the lead-up to tuesday's republican caucuses...things got a little heated today at a ted cruz rally in pahrump. 13 action news reporter david schuman is here to tell us--what happened when a man wouldn't stop yelling and interrupting the texas senator. david. police had to escort the disruptive man out of the rally and cruz handled the incident with a smile...joking that the man must have been a bernie sanders supporter. it was actually his second joke of the day. one of the first things cruz did when he got on stage was break down the word "politics" for the crowd. 15:04:54 ted cruz, (r) texas "poli meaning many and ticks meaning blood- sucking parasites. laughter" cruz would keep that momentum going the rest of the day. people at the rally told 13 action news that he had come across as condescending in the debates and listening to him today he was much more down to earth. cruz finished in a virtual tie with marco rubio in yesterday's south carolina primary. both men trail behind donald trump....the man who's become a significant frontrunner. 14:41:44 cruz "it is becoing
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are the one campaign that can beat donald trump. indeed, we are the only campaign that has beaten donald trump." he's referring there to his victory in the iowa caucuses earlier this month. marco rubio is holding a rally of his own tonight in north las vegas. as soon as i wrap up here i'm heading out the door and we'll have coverage of that event on our social media and tonight on 13 action news at 11. lesley. as david just reported.. florida senator marco rubio is set to hold a rally ahead of nevada's republican caucus on tuesday. it starts tonight at 7:30 at texas station. from there, rubio will take his campaign to elko, reno and minden for events tomorrow. now that florida governor jeb bush has dropped out of the race, nevada senator dean heller says he's endorsing marco rubio. heller said he's become convinced that rubio can unite conservatives and beat the democrats in the general election. heller will be joining rubio as he campaigns ahead of tuesday's caucuses.

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